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Jason Momoa’s Chest Workout Will Make Your Pecs Scream For Mercy

Jason Momoa has already brought some of the most bad-ass characters in movie history to life. He’s resurrected Arnie’s Conan the Barbarian, he’s won over Khaleesi in Game of Thrones, and he was the highlight of last years Justice League movie (along with Gal Gadot of course).

The man is an absolute man-mountain, with an unpolished adventurous rawness about him, so it’s no wonder why he’s quickly becoming the go-to action hero of our time. While the action sport enthusiast can often be found in the desert, riding his Harley or bouldering whatever mountain he comes across, he enviable shape is largely shaped in the gym.

Momoa and his trainer Eric Laciste work out very hard. This is the killer upper-body regime that turned a barbarian into an Aquaman.

Warm up

Do 100 press-ups and 100 squats. Change whenever you need to but work continuously until you’ve done all your reps. Rest for 2min.

Press up and bodyweight squat

You need to do 100 of each
 continuously. Keep your back flat 
on the press-ups, and sink as
 deep as you can when squatting. It doesn’t matter how you 
split them up but keep switching.

Superset 1

7 of each: dips, diamond push-ups, 7 secs active rest (at top of the move), 6 of each, then 5. 2mins full rest. Complete 3 rounds.

Bar dip

Grab the dip bars with your arms 
locked out and lean forward to
 hit your chest more. Lower 
yourself down until your elbows
 are the same height as your shoulders, then press back up.

Justice League

Justice League

Diamond press-up

Drop into more press-ups with the tips of your thumbs and index fingers touching in a diamond shape. Lower your chest toward your hands, squeeze your pecs and push back up.

Superset 2

7 each: dumbbell press, close-grip press, 7secs active rest, 6 of each, then 5. 2mins full rest. Complete 3 rounds.

Dumbbell press

On a flat bench, with a dumbbell in each hand above you at arm’s length, bend your elbows and take 4sec to lower the weight to the sides of your chest. Pause, then take 1sec to press back up.

Close-grip press

Now keep the weights at arm’s length and turn your palms in, so the weights are touching above your chest. Bend your elbows to lower the weights to the top of your chest, push them back up.

This article is based on a version published on Men’s Health UK.

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